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Magical Moroccan Palace Listed at $28 Million

BY : Jared Paul Stern | 2011

A breathtaking traditional Moroccan palace in Marrakech at the foot of the Atlas Mountains, one of the North African Kingdom’s finest properties, has been listed for sale via an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate for about $28...

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Marrakech Magic at Amanresorts' Amanjena

BY : Katherine Bond | 2011

Forget Casablanca. "Everyone goes to Marrakech," said international travelers I encountered. Accordingly, on my recent tour of Africa, I made Morocco’s Marrakech my first stop, and Amanjena my first resort. What a way to kick off one of my...

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The Residence Zanzibar: Exotic Luxury in The Indian Ocean

BY : Deidre Woollard | 2011

For those dreaming of distant and exotic adventures, The Residence Zanzibar is a new luxurious destination located on a remote southwest corner of the island of Zanzibar. Hospitality design firm HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates recently completed the...

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The Residence Zanzibar: Exotic Luxury in The Indian Ocean

BY : Deidre Woollard | 2011

For those dreaming of distant and exotic adventures, The Residence Zanzibar is a new luxurious destination located on a remote southwest corner of the island of Zanzibar. Hospitality design firm HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates recently completed the...

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See the Pyramids in Egyptian Luxury | The Mena House Oberoi

BY : Katherine Bond | 2011

“Would you like a view of this pyramid, or a view of this one?" This was the first time I ever heard a staff member of any resort in the world ask such a question. At the Mena House Oberoi, the question is a valid and equally baffling one. ...

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Cape Town Luxury Accommodation with a View: The Ellerman House

BY : Katherine Bond | 2011

When the staff from the Ellerman House says, “Welcome home,” they actually mean it. Creating a sense of home, with all the intimate elements of familiarity, coziness, and warmth, is as elusive to many luxury properties as a sixth sense. The...

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Inside Moroccan Hammams

BY : Stefanie Payne | 2011

What it is: Once a week, Moroccans gather at communal bath houses to engage in a traditional full-body cleansing. A Hammam (or public bath), is a time-honored cleansing ritual practiced in Eastern Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle...

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Cape Town in Three Days

BY : Stefanie Payne | 2011

Chic and exciting, historic and endearing...Cape Town can be seen in just three days, (but should be enjoyed for many days longer). DC’s "Snowpocolypse 2011" had us stranded in a taxi for nine hours (with the meter running) instead of flying...

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Rocco Forte Hotels to Open Property in Luxor

BY : JustLuxe Team | 2011

Rocco Forte Hotels is pleased to announce it has entered into a new contract to help refurbish and then operate the Luxor Hotel in Egypt in 2013. The hotel is owned by the Egyptian Government through two of its departments, the Egyptian...

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Camping Grounds Reopen in Kenya's Masai Mara

BY : Gabriele Sappok-Klink | 2011

Luxury Resorts: Sala's Camp, The Safari Collection's seasonal tented camp in the Masai Mara, has recently re-opened and welcomes guests back into this enchanting environment. Named for owners Tanya and Mikey Carr-Hartley's daughter, the camp is...

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Vacation Packages for Kenya's New "Camping" Grounds

BY : Tara Imperatore | 2010

Luxury Vacations: When you imagine an international luxury vacation, Paris, New Zealand, or Tokyo might come to mind. If you’re a traveler that likes to think outside the box you could just find yourself landing in stunning Africa. Luxury and...

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Marrakech

BY : Word Travels | 2010

Traversing the alleyways and souks of Marrakech, particularly in the Medina (Old City), it is easy to believe you have been transported back in time or stumbled onto a movie set for a medieval 'Arabian nights' production. It is this enchanting...

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